Military Caregiving Virtual Learning Event…Coming Fall 2015

We are getting a jump start on the planning process for the MFLN Military Caregiving Virtual Learning Event (VLE), happening this fall. Mark your calendars for a three-part series for military service providers that will focus on an integrated approach to professional development. The VLE will highlight the core competencies to working with military family… Continue Reading Military Caregiving Virtual Learning Event…Coming Fall 2015

Family Relationships as the Context for Intervention

By Jenna Weglarz-Ward, Ed.M. Relationships between young children and their primary caregivers are the foundation for child development, growth, and learning. These early relationships have the potential to support or hinder a child’s development. Positive relationships help build neural connections and effective executive functioning necessary in later in life. Challenging relationships may hinder the development… Continue Reading Family Relationships as the Context for Intervention

VLE #MFLNchat recap

By Molly C. Herndon The Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event, held June 2-4, featured daily Twitter chats focused on the topics discussed in that day’s webinar. The webinar speakers were on hand to answer questions and to dig deeper in to the topics discussed in the 90-minute sessions. Here, you can view all the tweets… Continue Reading VLE #MFLNchat recap

Meet our Newest MFLN Military Caregiving Special Needs Team

The MFLN Military Caregiving concentration is rolling out new educational programming geared to not only caregivers of wounded service members but to those caring for individuals with special needs. The Special Needs area delivers research-based training, information and learning tools for family support providers who work with military families who have special medical and educational… Continue Reading Meet our Newest MFLN Military Caregiving Special Needs Team

Twitter Chats: A Professional Development Tool

By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP® Rutgers Cooperative Extension In early June, as part of the 3-Day Virtual Learning Event (VLE), the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) held a series of three Twitter chats using the hash tag #MFLNchat. The MFLN VLE information page with archived webinars is  located here. The purpose of the Twitter chats… Continue Reading Twitter Chats: A Professional Development Tool